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Questions tagged [truecrypt]

TrueCrypt is free-of-cost and cross-platform disk encryption software whose source code is available.

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Is it possible to install Truecrypt on 18.04?

I have several desktops running 16.04LTS. I have been anticipating upgrading them to 18.04LTS. I recently installed 18.04 on a crash dummy machine for testing and it mostly is working quite well. I ...
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Can VeraCrypt be made available for users securely on a server?

I have VeraCrypt installed on a server and want to think about making it available to users on the server to make encrypted files in their home directories. What are the security vulnerabilities to ...
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How to TrueCrypt entire drive in Ubuntu?

How can I encrypt my entire drive in Ubuntu using TrueCrypt? This means every time i boot i need enter a password. Now I only see in TrueCrypt to create a volume or encrypt USB for example and use it ...
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How to provide password / security for a directory even root also want to access?

In My ubuntu, there are some confidential certificates in one directory. my colleagues know my root password and user password. Now i want to restrict to access that folder with password / security ...
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How can a TrueCrypt hidden volume of greater than 2 TB be created?

I want to create a hidden TrueCrypt volume within an 8 TB USB drive. When I try to format in order to create the outer volume, I am presented with the following message: Error: The hidden volume to ...
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How to have an encrypted partition/folder without any cleartext at all?

How to have a partition/folder that does not show any unencrypted version of the files (i.e in cleartext)? To clarify, if I mount a folder called folder with ecryptfs and put a file called file in it ...
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Read only file system -Truecrypt volumes

I am having problems with truecrypt volumes being a Read-only file system. I created the volumes on a windows machine and have used them without much trouble on ubuntu. I have had trouble before ...
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Is it insecure to to have a password on the clipboard?

So I've been using truecrypt for several years now. About 6 months ago before I learned off my password (it was really long and I didn't want it vulnerable to word-lists) I used to copy and paste it ...
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Truecrypt wont install on ubuntu 64 bit

I have downloaded Truecrypt 7.1a 64 bit and extracted the file in the archive manager. I have put ./truecrypt-7.1a-setup-x64 into the terminal but it says no such file or directory exists. I have ...
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Opening True Crypt volumes and files. 14.x

I have two drives in my computer. One boots Win7 the other Ubuntu 14. I have external USB drives with banking and other data that are encrypted with truecrypt. I don't want to use BitLocker and have ...
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debian for truecrypt-7.1a for ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am unable to find debian package for truecrypt-7.1a version. Any idea where should i look for this debian? Please share if you have source code of truecrypt and steps for creating debian package for ...
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Truecrypt alternative with deniable encryption? [closed]

I am looking for a Truecrypt alternative for Linux, one that is preferably is free/libre/open-source software (FLOSS). I would have used Truecrypt, but it has been discontinued.
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How could I safely delete a truecrypt volume?

I created a truecrypt partition and I don't want it anymore. How to remove/delete this partition? Does deleting the binary file is safe enough?
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truecrypt permission denied mounting network drive

I have an encrypted file container that I am mounting over a local network (the drive is connected from my raspberry pi) to my laptop. sshfs raspi:/media/sda1/true_folder/ /media/raspi Then I try ...
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Install Ubuntu in dual boot on an encrypted partition

I'm totally new to Linux and I'm trying to achieve something, but I don't know if my plans are okay. I would like to have Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu in dual boot. Windows is on my RAIDed SSDs, and I ...
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How can I install TrueCrypt on Ubuntu 14?

Are their any safe sources to download from?
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Ubuntu can't mount / format formerly TrueCrypt encrypted SD card which works on Windows 8

I have a 2GB SD card which I completely encrypted with TrueCrypt some time ago. However, I lost the key and there was no valuable data on it. Windows 8 formatted it to fat32 without any problems and ...
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How to create Truecrypt volume using zuluCrypt?

I liked to use the GUI zuluCrypt to CREATE truecrypt volumes..I followed the instructions here https://code.google.com/p/zulucrypt/ but when I want to create a encrypted container (create => encrypted ...
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TrueCrypt container sluggish data transfer only in Ubuntu

I downloaded two setup files for truecrypt namely truecrypt-7.1a-linux-x86.tar.gz & TrueCrypt Setup 7.1a.exe one for linux & one for my windows8 I installed both the files in respective OSes &...
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TrueCrypt 7.1a on 14.04 mount issue

Try to mount a TrueCrypt file Error: device-mapper: resume ioctl on truecrypt8 failed: Invalid argument Command failed
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What's an alternative to Truecrypt with exact same feature set? [duplicate]

Does any software for Ubuntu exist that does the exact same thing as Truecrypt? I know there is a version of Truecrypt for all platforms, but the developers abandoned the project. Please don't just ...
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Truecrypted Windows 7 missing in Grub2 after upgrade

I have an encrypted dual boot Windows 7/Ubuntu System and upgraded my Ubuntu today. Everything went smooth but my Windows is not shown in the Grub2-List anymore. Starting up I have the Truecrypt ...
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Encryption of partition for dual boot setup

I would like to get Windows 7 along Ubuntu 14.04 on separate disk partitions where Windows partition is encrypted. What are the options to get this type of setup starting from empty disk drive?
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Configure Truecrypt to work seamlessly

OK, this question shows how to install Truecrypt on Linux. But how to configure it correctly in Ubuntu 14.04, so it works fine: a normal user should be able to mount a truecrypt volume without the ...
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How do i find all the truecrypt encrypted container files through terminal?

I have created many encrypted container files through truecrypt and stored it in different locations on my Hard drive. Now i want to list those. How do I list all encrypted container files along with ...
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Problem facing while installing TrueCrypt

I downloaded the .tar.gz of TrueCrypt and extracted it. As per instructions, on clicking on the file 'truecrypt-7.1a-setup-x64' we should get a window that asks us to run the setup. But when I open ...
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How install Truecrypt on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit

1.I have downloaded the linux version from http://www.truecrypt.org/downloads 2. Right click on the file (truecrypt-7.1a-linux-x86.tar.gz), ->Open with Archive Manager. 3. Double click on the ...
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Not yet another question about truecrypt on usb!

everybody, After reading a few topics on this forum, and the Truecrypt documentation, I still can't understand how to achieve my objective: To encrypt data on a usb device and use it on any ...
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Deja-dup cannot access Truecrypt volume when run from Cron

I have a deja-dup set up to backup into a mounted Truecrypt volume. It works fine but now I would like to run deja-dup in my own intervals via Cron (set up for my account): * * * * * env DISPLAY=:0 ...
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How to install Ubuntu next to Windows 7 on an encrypted Truecrypt system?

Is there any way to install Ubuntu next to Windows 7 on an encrypted Truecrypt system? Windows 7 is using the whole disk encryption. I know I can start from scratch and install both the systems, but ...
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Decrypt TrueCrypt containers using dm-crypt

Is it possible to decrypt TrueCrypt containers using dm-crypt? I have some container files created with TrueCrypt and I just wanted to know if it's possible to decrypt them using dm-crypt so I can ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu without touching the MBR

TL;DR: Is there a way of doing a do-release-upgrade and being sure that it won't touch the MBR? Background: I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu on my laptop. I have Truecrypt's bootloader in the MBR as I ...
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Easy Method to Encrypt a 500GB portable USB drive with True Crypt?

I have a 500GB portable USB drive with about 111GB free space. I followed the steps to make a container on the drive and set the container size to 500GB. I selected AES+Twofish+Serpent for the ...
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Is there support for encrypting the whole boot/system drive with Truecrypt in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is there (or is there not) support for encrypting the whole boot/system drive with Truecrypt in Ubuntu?
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impossible to unmount a truecrypt partition after accessing it via samba

I am using a true-crypt partition, which is mounted inside a samba share. This works as expected, until I access a folder inside the archive from windows via samba. After this it's impossible to ...
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tar.gz file encrypted with truecrypt, how to decode it?

I have installed truecrypt and try it with tar.gz file, where I had some important data. Now when I mount this file I just see empty folder, and was not able to find some solution, how to decode ...
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Building TrueCrypt on Ubuntu 14.04

With the whole NSA thing people tried to re-build identically looking binaries to the ones which truecrypt.org provides, but didn't succeed. So some think they might be compiled with back-doors which ...
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Can't recover formatted Ext4 partition file system. :( Suggestions?

I've been at this for days now, so I'm hoping you can help me! Original setup: This is a 200GB firewire drive, originally formatted via Ubuntu 11.04 Disk Manager with a Master Boot Record, and a ...
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how to run Truecrypt after installation

I have installed truecrypt on ma Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I can see the icon of truecrypt when i search on the doc.But on clicking on the icon I am not able to run the software or no responses coming ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on a separate SSD, AFTER having encrypted my Windows 8 drive using Truecrypt, without messing up the bootloader?

I would like to install Ubuntu on a fresh SSD that is currently not encrypted. My current system contains (among others) an SSD, fully encrypted using Truecrypt on which Windows 8 is installed. How ...
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While compiling TrueCrypt, I get “undefined reference to symbol 'dlclose@@GLIBC_2.2.5'”

I'm trying to compile TrueCrypt 7.1a from source on Ubuntu 13.04. However make fails during the linking process with the following error: Linking truecrypt /usr/bin/ld: /home/user/truecrypt-7.1a-...
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Ubuntu + TrueCrypt + Dropbox + Desktop PC with WIndows 7 + Netbook with 12.04

I have two PCs, a netbook running Ubuntu 12.04 and a desktop running Windows 7. I use Dropbox to share files between the two PCs. I need to encrypt some files, and I have installed TrueCrypt on both ...
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Possible to encrypt windows 7 with truecrypt with wubi installed? [duplicate]

So I've done some googling and most of the results are a lot older than I'd hope. I currently have windows 7 installed with ubuntu 12.10 installed via wubi. I only want windows encrypted, and do not ...
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Granting administrator privileges to user not working?

I saw the sudoers manual and plan to eventually give the user only rights to run specific programs, but tried testing it with ALL permissions and it isn't working. sudo -l shows this: [sudo] ...
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Truecrypt read only Ubuntu

So i have an issue with Truecrypt after moving across from my Mac OSX. Treucrypt file container created in MacOSX, now living in my Ubuntu home folder. Now when I mount my Truecrypt volume (asks for ...
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Running truecrypt on ubuntu without root privileges

I have an encrypted trucrypt volume that I would like to mount from my university labs running Ubuntu 12.10. I do not have root permissions. I download the file truecrypt-7.1a-linux-x86.tar.gz from ...
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I'd like to encrypt all my partitions and drives, but I'm unsure GRUB will handle this nicely

I'd like to use TrueCrypt to encrypt my SSD (which has my / Ubuntu installation on one partition and some other things on another), and both of my HDDs (one has /home for Ubuntu and all of Windows, ...
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How to update cryptsetup till version 1.6.1?

Hello current version of cryptsetup is not capable working with truecrypt partitions. Versions after 1.5.x are capable.(http://code.google.com/p/cryptsetup/wiki/Cryptsetup160) So here is the latest ...
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How to set up a bootable Truecrypt USB with Ubuntu on it?

Oddly enough, I haven't found the solution to this yet, unless I've misinterpreted the search results I've been seeing. I want to encrypt a USB flash drive so that I can select "Boot from USB" on any ...
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Change where basket saves notebooks?

Currently I am trying to use Basket but, I can't find the place where it lets me change where my Baskets are stored. I need to keep them encrypted from prying eyes and want them located in /media/...